Daniel Clark

Daniel Clark is the founder and President of Clark Health and Safety Ltd., providing safety and quality consultation across various industries in Calgary, Alberta. Daniel has a Bachelor of Science degree, certification in health and safety, certificates in both CAD design and CNC, auditing certifications and the designation of Canadian Registered Safety Professional. Being raised and practicing in Calgary, the heart of Canada’s energy industry, most of Daniel’s career has been energy related. He has performed safety and quality roles from field supervision to office-based administration and management. Daniel’s consulting business has worked with organizations offering engineering services, restoration, pipeline, environmental, manufacturing and food service.

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Are you prepared for an emergency? Find out what you need to consider when planning for the worst.

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Flame-resistant protective gear looks simple, but there is plenty of science and rigorous testing behind every detail. Learn more about it...

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Hi-vis clothing needs to be taken seriously, and that means knowing the standards that govern their use. Find out which standards apply and...

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How do you know you've entered a confined space? The answer isn't as simple as you might think. Learn more about this and other...

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Every worker knows they need to don their fall protection equipment, but they might not know all the ways a fall can harm them even with...

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Falls continue to be a common cause of workplace fatalities. Find out what's behind them and what we can do to keep workers safe.

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Working alone is inherently dangerous, but proper monitoring can reduce the risks. Find out how automated software solutions streamline...

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New technology always raises concerns, but that shouldn't scare us away from managing safety and security with cloud-based apps. Find out...

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Whether indoors or outdoors, workers need protection from high heat environments. Find out what to include in your heat stress protocol.

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Conventional rainwear doesn't provide adequate protection from arc flashes and flash fires. Find out how to get the protection you need.

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Many workers don't realize they're damaging their hearing when exposed to excessive noise. Employers need to take responsibility for their...

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Our PPE categories haven't changed much over the last few decades, but there have been some important recent innovations. Find out what...

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You can learn a lot from YouTube videos, and not just the educational ones. Check out these safety fails and the lessons we can get from...

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Under what conditions should workers be offered cold protection gloves? Under what conditions should workers be offered cold protection gloves? Under what conditions should workers be offered cold protection gloves? Under what conditions should workers be offered cold protection gloves?


OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.138 states: “Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when...

What should I look for when I need a glove with some grip? What should I look for when I need a glove with some grip? What should I look for when I need a glove with some grip? What should I look for when I need a glove with some grip?


When I worked for one summer as a glass installer, I got a crash course in the importance of grip. When you and a partner have to carry...

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Entering confined spaces is a common practice for many workers, and thoughtful selection of equipment is a critical aspect of the process...

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When a worker falls to another level, they should come to rest suspended by their personal fall arrest system. For for that to happen,...

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Fall protection technology has to satisfy some basic criteria:It has to be effective in stopping falls and limiting injuriesIt can't be...

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Carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) are mentioned often, and sometimes get confused with one another due to their similar names....